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College Hoops: No. 1 Duke Edges Florida State

  • Duke forward Cam Reddish takes the game-winning shot against Florida State with less than a second left in an NCAA college basketball game in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. Duke defeated Florida State 80-78. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)



Saturday, January 12, 2019

Tallahassee, Fla. — Cam Reddish hit a 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left to lead No. 1 Duke past No. 13 Florida State, 80-78, on Saturday.

Reddish caught the ball on the wing off the inbounds pass and made a wide open 3-pointer to ensure Duke (14-1, 3-0 ACC) would win its ninth straight game. He finished with 23 points on 9-of-15 shooting.

Duke played the second half without star freshman Zion Williamson, who left after getting poked in the eye late in the first half. He didn’t return and had 11 points and eight rebounds in 17 minutes.

No. 3 Tennessee 78, Florida 67

Gainesville, Fla. — Grant Williams scored 20 points, Jordan Bowden added 17 off the bench and Tennessee rallied to beat Florida for its 10th consecutive victory.

No. 4 Virginia 63, Clemson 43

Clemson, s.c. — Kyle Guy had 13 points, De’Andre Hunter scored 12 and No. 4 Virginia improved to 15-0.

No. 7 Kansas 73, Baylor 68

Waco, Texas — Lagerald Vick scored 18 points with six 3-pointers on his 22nd birthday and No. 7 Kansas held on to beat Baylor.

No. 8 Texas Tech 68, Texas 62

Austin, Texas — Matt Mooney scored 22 points to lead No. 8 Texas Tech over Texas for the Red Raiders’ first win in Austin since 1996.

Jordan Culver scored 14 points and had seven assists for Texas Tech (15-1, 4-0 Big 12), whose last win in Austin came when both schools were in the old Southwest Conference.

No. 11 Auburn 93, Georgia 78

Auburn, Ala. — Jared Harper had 22 points and seven assists while he and N Auburn rebounded from a rough night to beat Georgia.

Louisville 83, No. 12 North Carolina 62

Chapel Hill, n.c. — Roy Williams suffered his worst home loss in 16 seasons with North Carolina as Louisville stunned the 12th-ranked Tar Heels.

Connecticut transfer Steven Enoch had season highs of 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Cardinals.

Mississippi 81, No. 14 Mississippi State 77

Starkville, Miss. — Blake Hinson scored a career-high 26 points, Breein Tyree added 19 and Mississippi rallied past No. 14 Mississippi State.

No. 15 N.C. State 86, Pittsburgh 80

Raleigh, n.c. — DJ Funderburk scored 12 of his 18 points in the second half and No. 15 North Carolina State beat Pittsburgh.

Iowa 72, No. 18 Ohio State 62

Iowa City, Iowa — Luka Garza scored 16 points, Tyler Cook had 15 points with eight rebounds and Iowa rolled past No. 16 Ohio State, handing the Buckeyes their third straight loss.

No. 19 Buffalo 88, Miami (Ohio) 64

Amherst, n.y. — Jeremy Harris scored 17 points and No. 19 Buffalo shook off a cold-shooting start to cruise past Miami.

Kansas State 58, No. 20 Iowa State 57

Ames, Iowa— Barry Brown hit a layup with four seconds left and Kansas State stunned No. 20 Iowa State, handing the Cyclones their second straight loss.

No. 21 Marquette 70, Seton Hall 66

Milwaukee — Markus Howard scored 26 points, Sacar Anim had 14 and No. 21 Marquette staved off a second-half rally to beat Seton Hall.

No. 23 Oklahoma 76, No. 25 TCU 74

Norman, Okla.— Kristian Doolittle hit a runner with less than three seconds left, lifting Oklahoma over TCU.

DePaul 79, No. 24 St. John’s 71

New York — Femi Olujobi had 27 points and eight rebounds in his New York homecoming and DePaul pulled away from St. John’s, beating the short-handed Red Storm for its first win over a ranked team in almost three years.

Women

No. 4 Baylor 79, TCU 55

Fort Worth, Texas — Juicy Landrum scored a career-high 23 points, Kalani Brown had 16 points and four blocks and Baylor went on a huge first-half run.

No. 9 Maryland 83, Michigan 69

College Park, Md. — Taylor Mikesell scored 17 points, Shakira Austin had 13 points and 15 rebounds, and No. 9 Maryland used a strong finish to get past Michigan.

No. 11 Texas 64, No. 20 Iowa State 62

Ames, Iowa — Sug Sutton had 24 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists and Joyner Holmes had a big block as Texas survived two missed shots in the closing seconds to edge Iowa State.

No. 14 Gonzaga 97, Portland 72

Spokane, Wash.— Zykera Rice scored a career-high 28 points Saturday on 11-of-13 shooting and No. 14 Gonzaga raced over Portland.